OKLAHOMA CITY - Two people were killed after a short police chase ended in an accident in NE OKC late Saturday night.

Police say the incident started as a traffic stop near NE 36th and Lincoln around 11 p.m. Officers believed the driver was driving under the influence when he took off. After short pursuit, the driver crashed into a concrete pillar near NE 36th and Kelley.

“The impact of that caused the vehicle to flip several times ejecting a female passenger, the driver was pinned in the vehicle,” said Oklahoma City Police Lt. Allen Burgett.

The driver and the passenger both died of their injuries. Their identities have not been released at this time.